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  • Building Resilience in Waste Management

    As we all breathe a collective sigh of relief that 2020 is drawing to a close, the reality is that the challenges are far from over. The UK is still navigating the second wave of the pandemic and trying to...

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  • Is the Circular Economy too much of a dream?

    For those who have a genuine interest and concern for the environment, replacing the linear economy with a circular economy is not optional. The planet has dwindling resources and a massive pollution problem.  However, switching from a century’s old linear...

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  • Will supermarkets lead the charge with plastic packaging reform?

    There is enough evidence on the perils of plastic waste and the damage it’s doing to our planet for even the laziest of consumers to admit that we all have to make a concerted effort to curb our plastic use....

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  • Changing Streams is on a mission to reduce and eradicate plastics at source in the built environment.

    WasteRecruit recently caught up with Neal Maxwell, Founder of Changing Streams who is on a mission to reduce and eradicate plastics at source in the built environment. Neal is the Chairman of a highly respected interior fit-out and construction specialist...

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  • What’s the value of psychological safety?

    Safety has many definitions in the workplace, depending on the industry. But psychological safety is a relatively new term that is gaining ground in corporate environments. There’s recognition that it’s not enough to make the workplace physically safe, mental wellbeing...

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  • Renewables – innovation and adaptation

      In recent months clean energy has reached some significant milestones; the longest yet period of coal-free energy generation, highest levels of solar generation and massive increases in wind power output. With all the talk of lowering emissions and switching...

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  • Looking past the pandemic - UNLESS

    It may be difficult to make sense of the situation we find ourselves in. There are so many unknowns, risks and fears surrounding our everyday lives. And yet in the midst of it all there is good happening. Positives that...

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  • What can I do if I can’t work?

    What can I do if I can’t work? In a time when everything feels out of control, thanks to covid-19, this is a question many people are asking themselves on a daily basis. So much of our sense of purpose...

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  • The one thing that can get us though this pandemic

    While people are rushing to buy hand sanitizer and toilet paper – although whoever spread that fake news certainly had a warped sense of humour – those are not what’s going to get communities through the pandemic. We’re so used...

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  • Out of control

    Douglas Adams may have been onto something when he wrote in reference to planet earth: Don’t panic. It seems it is human nature that the minute things are out of our control, that’s exactly what we do. Panic. The current...

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